Theme: It`s Fun to be Fit!


Theme: It`s Fun to be Fit!
Theme: It’s Fun to be Fit!
Children naturally enjoy playing and being active, and can
inspire friends and family to live a healthy lifestyle.
For the 11th annual Children’s Art Contest, the American
Academy of Pediatrics invites children to create a piece of
original artwork on the theme, “It’s Fun to be Fit!”
First prize is a trip to Washington, DC, where winners will receive a
$500 cash prize during a presentation at the AAP National Conference
& Exhibition.
In the USA, the contest is open to children in three divisions:
• Grades 3 to 5
• Grades 6 to 8
• Grades 9 to 12
Group winners and their parents or guardians will be invited to a
presentation ceremony before several thousand pediatricians at the
AAP national conference on Sunday, October 25, 2015. Each first-place
winner will receive a $500 cash prize and up to $1,000 for travel-related
expenses.The three second-place winners will each receive $250.The six
winners’ schools will be awarded matching cash amounts. Some artwork
will be featured on the AAP website and in promotional materials.
Entries are also welcome from children outside the USA. For the single
international award, the contest is open to children ages 13 to 18. The
international winner will receive a USD 500 cash prize with a matching
amount for the school or home school.
How to Enter:
To enter, children in the USA and abroad should mail
original artwork to:
Children’s Art Contest
American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
International category entries may also submit entries by
email to Deandra Galarde ([email protected]).
Entry forms and consent forms must accompany all entries, along with
official rules and regulations. Entries must be postmarked by August 31,
2015. Winning entries will be selected by a panel of judges, including
pediatricians, and announced in the fall.